Speen Street and Cochituate Road (Route 30) Water Main Project
The existing water main in this area has a high incidence of breakage due to the materials and the methods used during construction. When breaks occur, traffic is heavily impacted by unplanned repairs. Additionally, the roadway on Speen Street is in need of reconstruction and the roadway work cannot be completed until the water main is replaced.
The project includes the replacement of 3,900 linear feet of water main. The replacement pipe is expected to extend on Speen Street from Old Connecticut Path to Cochituate Road and from 650 Cochituate Road to around 740 Cochituate Road near Natick’s town line.
This project will also abandon in place approximately 1,500 feet of existing water main that is no longer in service by filling the lines with a commonly used controlled density fill.
Fountain Street and Winter Street
In the vicinity of the Winter Street Bridge at Fountain Street, a new water main and services will be installed.
Work has begun on installing a new temporary bypass on Fountain Street and Winter Street and a second crew is beginning the installation of a water main bypass on Speen Street.
Speen Street will have a southbound detour in effect from 9:00AM until 3:00PM daily from Leggitt McCall to Cochituate Road. This project has been well coordinated with the many businesses that will be impacted and the motorists traveling in the area.
Police details will be onsite to facilitate traffic and ensure the safety of the workers.